Phishing scams have been around for quite a while now, but they continue to be among the most successful cyberattack methods. Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report reveals that phishing is the “threat action variety” most likely to cause a breach.
Previously, we talked about phishing and its four common types: spear phishing, whaling, clone/deceptive phishing, and CEO fraud. In this blog, we’ll tackle 10 phishing emails that cybercriminals commonly use to trick users. While SMS, voice calls, and websites can also be used for phishing, we’ll focus on email since 96% of phishing attacks arrive by email.